Executive Chairwoman, CEO of VEON, Ursula Burns Visits Beeline Georgia

Executive Chairwoman, CEO of VEON, Ursula Burns, came to Tbilisi to visit Beeline Georgia, member of the VEON Group.

The purpose of the Company’s highest-ranking official was to personally meet the team of Beeline, summarize results and discuss future plans. Within the scope of the meeting at Beeline HQ, Burns spoke to company staff and positively apprised the work of the Beeline team, noting that the turnaround at the company is impressive. To close, she thanked her colleagues for their motivation.

Ursula Burns is one of the most successful American businesswomen and the director of Fortune 500 Company. Currently, she is the Executive Chairwoman and CEO of VEON as well as being a member of the supervisory boards of corporations such as Uber, Nestle, ExxonMobil, MIT, and others.

Prior to joining VEON, she was Chairwoman of the Board of the Xerox Corporation from 2010 to 2017 and Chief Executive Officer from 2009 to 2016.

Burns was a leader of the White House national program on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in 2009-2016, during the rule of President Barack Obama, and she served as Chair of the President's Export Council in 2015-2016.

She has been listed multiple times by Forbes as one of the 100 most powerful women in the world. In addition to her business activities, she actively supports various educational and non-governmental organizations. She is the Founder of an organization aimed at the development of STEM education.

VEON Group is an international company operating in 10 countries throughout the world. In Georgia, it is represented by the Beeline brand. The plan of the company’s highest-ranking official includes paying visits to each country and holding meetings with local staff.

By Ana Dumbadze

09 September 2019 16:17